Lin Dan beats Chen Long to enter semis

Aug 10, 2013, 03:45 IST | AFP

China's badminton superstar Lin Dan booked a place in the semi-finals of the world championships on Friday after overcoming teammate and second seed Chen Long.

Lin’s arch rival and world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia also sealed his place after a masterclass against Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto.

Lin will meet Vietnam’s Nguyen Tien Minh who took a thrilling third-game victory against Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen.

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